Supply Chain

The HGV driver crisis has put an even greater strain on the already battered food supply chain

Supply chain feature

Perfect storm hits the food and drink supply chain

By James Ridler

The food and drink supply chain has taken a beating over the past 18 months, with each new crisis piling on a new concern for business to worry about. But above all else, the main concern is how to get the supply chain moving again in spite of the recent...

EVCL Chill enters administration with more than 400 jobs on the line

EVCL Chill enters administration placing jobs at risk

By James Ridler

Chilled food logistics business EVCL Chill Ltd – including EVCL One, EVCL Two and EVCL Three – has entered into administration after struggling with challenges created by the heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driver shortage, placing more than 400 jobs at risk.

Her excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri: 'Collaboration is key in accelerating this innovation'

Opinion

Agritech will improve human health while solving global food security

By Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri

Her excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, the United Arab Emirates’ minister of state for food & water security, addresses how technology can help solve food security problems in this exclusive opinion piece.

Heavy goods vehicle driver shortage: what's the answer?

Heavy goods vehicle driver shortage: what's the answer?

By Michelle Perrett & Rod Addy

The heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driver shortage will only marginally improve by sourcing more EU workers; attracting UK drivers with better wages and working hours is preferable, a report has suggested.

The CO2 shortage threatens to hamper supplies of the gas for poultry stunning pre-slaughter

NEWS ANALYSIS

CO2 shortage problems not over yet - what now?

By Rod Addy

The shortage of food-grade CO2 has not been fully solved, despite the Government claiming a coup in terms of brokering a deal to restart its production. We explore the problems that remain and the future implications for the food industry.

Boparan: 'Christmas will be cancelled'

CO2 CRISIS: LATEST FROM INDUSTRY

2 Sisters owner on CO2 shortage: food industry 'at breaking point'

By Rod Addy and Michelle Perrett

Ranjit Singh Boparan, owner of 2 Sisters Food Group and Bernard Matthews has warned the UK faces another cancelled Christmas, with the imminent CO2 shortage 'a massive body blow' threatening food supplies already challenged by labour shortages.

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